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75 CPS schools now have tested positive for lead

Edward Beasley Elementary Magnet Academic Center 5255 S State St

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John J Audubon Elementary School 3500 N Hoyne Ave

Clara Barton Elementary School 7650 S Wolcott Ave 

Jacob Beidler Elementary School 3151 W Walnut St

James G. Blaine Elementary School 1420 W Grace St

Blair Early Childhood Center 6751 W 63rd Pl

Lorenz Brentano Math & Science Academy 2723 N Fairfield Ave

Lyman A Budlong Elementary School 2701 W Foster Ave

Burbank Elementary School 2035 N Mobile Ave

Edmond Burke Elementary School 5356 S King Dr 

Daniel R Cameron Elementary School 1234 N Monticello Ave

Carson Elementary School 5516 S Maplewood Ave

George Washington Carver Primary School 901 E 133rd Pl

Thomas Chalmers Specialty Elementary School 2745 W Roosevelt Rd

Eliza Chappell Elementary School 2135 W Foster Ave

Salmon P Chase Elementary School 2021 N Point St

Edward Coles Elementary Language Academy 8441 S Yates Blvd

Columbia Explorers Elementary Academy 4520 S Kedzie Ave

Courtenay Language Arts Center 4420 N Beacon St

Charles R Darwin Elementary School 3116 W Belden Ave 

Charles S Deneen Elementary School 7240 S Wabash Ave

Walt Disney Magnet Elementary School 4140 N Marine Dr

Disney II Magnet School 3815 N Kedvale Ave 

John B Drake Elementary School 2710 S Dearborn St

Durkin Park Elementary School 8445 S Kolin Ave

Esmond Elementary School 1865 W Montvale Ave

Edward Everett Elementary School 3419 S Bell Ave

Fairfield Elementary Academy 6201 S Fairfield Ave

Fernwood Elementary School 10041 S Union Ave

Frederick Funston Elementary School 2010 N Central Park Ave

William C. Goudy Technology Academy 5120 N Winthrop Ave

Horace Greeley Elementary School 832 W Sheridan Rd

Frank W Gunsaulus Elementary Scholastic Academy 4420 S Sacramento Ave

John H Hamline Elementary School 4747 S Bishop St 

Bret Harte Elementary School 1556 E 56th St

John Harvard Elementary School of Excellence 7525 S Harvard

Robert Healy Elementary School 3010 S Parnell Ave

William G Hibbard Elementary School 3244 W Ainslie St

Charles Evans Hughes Elementary School 4247 W 15th St

Joshua D Kershaw Elementary School 6450 S Lowe Ave 

LaSalle II Magnet Elementary School 1148 N Honore St

Josephine C Locke Elementary School 2828 N Oak Park Ave

Joseph Lovett Elementary School 6333 W Bloomingdale Ave

George Manierre Elementary School 1420 N Hudson Ave 

John L Marsh Elementary School 9822 S Exchange Ave 

Arnold Mireles Elementary Academy 9000 S Exchange Ave 

Florence Nightingale Elementary School 5250 S Rockwell St

Jesse Owens Elementary Community Academy 12302 S State St

Parkside Elementary Community Academy 6938 S East End Ave 

Helen Peirce International Studies Elementary School 1423 W Bryn Mawr Ave

William Penn Elementary School 1616 S Avers Ave 

Manuel Perez Elementary School 1241 W 19th St

Josiah Pickard Elementary School 2301 W 21st Pl

Pilsen Elementary Community Academy 1420 W 17th St

Portage Park Elementary School 5330 W Berteau Ave 

Ernst Prussing Elementary School 4650 N Menard Ave

William C Reavis Math & Science Specialty Elementary School 834 E 50th St Chicago

Frank W Reilly Elementary School 3650 W School St

Washington D Smyser Elementary School 4310 N Melvina Ave

John M Smyth Elementary School 1059 W 13th St

Hannah G Solomon Elementary School 6206 N Hamlin Ave

Spencer Elementary Technology Academy 214 N Lavergne Ave

Frederick Stock Elementary School 7507 W Birchwood Ave 

Harriet Beecher Stowe Elementary School 3444 W Wabansia Ave

Mancel Talcott Elementary School 1840 W Ohio St

Henry O Tanner Elementary School 7350 S Evans Ave

Enrico Tonti Elementary School 5815 S Homan Ave

George Washington Elementary School 3611 E 114th St 

Ida B Wells Preparatory Elementary Academy 249 E 37th St

Daniel S Wentworth Elementary School 1340 W 71st St

Woodlawn Community Elementary School 6657 S Kimbark Ave

Ella Flagg Young Elementary School 1434 N Parkside Ave 

Emiliano Zapata Elementary Academy 2728 S Kostner Ave

    75 CPS schools now have tested positive for lead
    Chicago Public Schools has 75 elementary schools with amounts of lead in their drinking water that have tested above federally acceptable standards. That's about 18 percent so far of the 422 grade schools run by the city's school system. CPS released the updated numbers after 8 p.m.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

  • Uptown Arts Council Director UAC/SPNA Arts Co-Chair: Jeffrey Littleton

    The service pipe from the Main under the street to your home is lead unless it has been switched out.

  • Water supply mains beneath Chicago streets contain no lead. But the service lines which connect a building to the large water supply main beneath the street generally contain lead. Corrosion inside lead pipes will release lead into a building's water. But Chicago water treatment plants add corrosion inhibitors to the...

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    Water supply mains beneath Chicago streets contain no lead. But the service lines which connect a building to the large water supply main beneath the street generally contain lead. Corrosion inside lead pipes will release lead into a building's water. But Chicago water treatment plants add corrosion inhibitors to the water supply to build up a coating inside pipes which prevents the release of lead. Unless the service line to a home has been damaged or disturbed in some way, damaging the protective coating, there should be no lead getting into a home's tap water. Flint, Michigan's water supply used to be lead free because they routinely added corrosion inhibitors. Because of escalating costs Flint switched their water supply from more expensive Lake Huron water to less expensive Flint River water. What they didn't test for and find out was that Flint River water was more than eight times more corrosive. On top of that, Flint stopped using corrosion inhibitors when they switched from Lake Huron to the Flint River. Corrosion started throughout the city and lead began escaping into the water supply. That's what created their problem and health scare - incompetent water treatment and false cost savings.

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Bronzeville March Calls To Abolish Cops: 'This Isn't Just A Few Bad Apples'

...of Chicago and in the middle of the Loop Monday, Friday's event began at 51st Street and King Drive, near where Ronald "Ronnieman Johnson" was fatally shot by police in 2014. From there, the...

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The crowd also passed DuSable Leadership Academy, 4934 S. Wabash Ave., where leaders reminded them of the December 2015 sit-in students staged to keep their library from closing.

    Bronzeville March Calls To Abolish Cops: 'This Isn't Just A Few Bad Apples'
    BRONZEVILLE - After the fatal shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile last week, Page May and the rest of Assata's Daughters don't want police to change. They want police to disappear. Through a microphone Friday evening, May made the case to a mostly young and diverse crowd in Washington Park for abolishing a system of police and prisons she called fundamentally racist.
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  • Bronzeville Curmudgeon Bronzeville Conservator

    The democratic machine in Chicago, is killing both African American and Hispanic posterities by attracting our young men and adolecent boys in disadvantaged neighborhood street gang structures and illicit drug dealing to seduce them into the criminal justice system!

  • Society need law enforcement & prisons to protect it from anti-social behavior. Abolishing them is ludicrous, but demanding reform is not. I'll tell you this, the country will regress a 100 years if that clown Trump get's elected in November> Time to expatriate if so! SMH

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Man Charged With Fatal Shooting At Austin House Party

Black, of the 5300 block of South Michigan, was arrested nearby shortly after the attack, and a gun was recovered, police said Tuesday. He faces an additional felony charge as an armed habitual criminal due to a previous weapon conviction, police said. He is due in bond court Wednesday.

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Eric Black, 33, faces counts of murder, attempted murder and unlawful use of a weapon for the 11:50 p.m. shooting in the 5000 block of West Jackson, according to Chicago Police.

    Man Charged With Fatal Shooting At Austin House Party
    CHICAGO (STMW) - A man has been charged with killing one man and wounding another at an Austin neighborhood house party late Sunday on the West Side. Eric Black, 33, faces counts of murder, attempted murder and unlawful use of a weapon for the 11:50 p.m.
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Man charged with fatal shooting at Austin party

Black, of the 5300 block of South Michigan, was arrested nearby shortly after the attack, and a gun was recovered, police said Tuesday. He faces an additional felony charge as an armed habitual criminal due to a previous weapon conviction, police said. He is due in bond court Wednesday.

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Eric Black, 33, faces counts of murder, attempted murder and unlawful use of a weapon for the 11:50 p.m. shooting in the 5000 block of West Jackson, according to Chicago Police.

    Man charged with fatal shooting at Austin party
    A man has been charged with killing one man and wounding another at an Austin neighborhood house party late Sunday on the West Side. Eric Black, 33, faces counts of murder, attempted murder and unlawful use of a weapon for the 11:50 p.m. shooting in the 5000 block of West Jackson, according to Chicago Police.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

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7 Killed, 52 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across Chicago

...South Side. Officers responding to a call of a person on the ground in the 5100 block of South Calumet found a 23-year-old man lying in a vacant lot. He was pronounced dead...

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...year-old man and 33-year-old man were at a house party in the 5000 block of West Jackson when shots rang out, police said. The younger man was shot in the head and...

...officers responding to a call of shots fired about 7:40 p.m. in the 500 block of North Lavergne found two men, both 20, with gunshot wounds inside an SUV about four blocks south...

...shot him in the back of the head about 4:45 a.m. in the 4500 block of West Maypole, authorities said. Jackson was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he died at 1:07 p...

...to Stroger Hospital, where he died at 1:07 p.m. He lived in the 1200 block of South Kildare...

...Kenwood neighborhood. They were walking in an alley about 12:50 a.m. in the 4700 block of South Ellis when a red minivan pulled up and someone inside opened fire, police said. A 15...

...attack. A 19-year-old man was driving about 8:45 p.m. in the 4900 block of West Augusta when shots rang out and he suffered three gunshot wounds to the shoulder and side...

...neighborhood on the West Side. Two men, ages 33 and 37, were shot in the 3300 block of West Flournoy, police said. The younger victim was shot in the left leg and the older man...

    7 Killed, 52 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across Chicago
    CHICAGO (STMW) - Seven people were killed and at least 52 more were wounded in shootings across Chicago between Friday evening and Monday morning, according to Chicago Police. Sunday night, two separate Austin neighborhood shootings left two men killed and two men wounded on the West Side.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

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